Extending breastfeeding favors the maturation of intelligence-related areas

The WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding during the first six months of life, and from that moment complement it with solid foods until two years or more, as long as mom and baby wish. A false myth about breast milk is that it "no longer feeds" over time, but this is not true. The Breastfeeding provides … Read moreExtending breastfeeding favors the maturation of intelligence-related areas

Breastfeeding beyond six months: these are the short and long term benefits for the health of the baby and the mother

Breast milk is the best food we can give the baby and it is also the first vaccine he receives, As the colostrum It contains antibodies and substances that will protect against infections and diseases. WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding for six months, and at least up to two years supplemented with other foods. Although we … Read moreBreastfeeding beyond six months: these are the short and long term benefits for the health of the baby and the mother

The failure of the Breast Milk Substitute Code

The magazine "Archives of Disease in Childhood" publishes a very interesting article by Professor Stewart Forsyth, a Scottish pediatrician, who thoroughly analyzes the history and the failure of the Breast Milk Substitute Code. The publication of the Code in 1981 was supposed to improve the feeding of children and babies around the world, promoting breastfeeding … Read moreThe failure of the Breast Milk Substitute Code

Maternal and Child Hospital of Puerto Real awarded for promoting childbirth and breastfeeding

On many occasions we denounce the lack of sensitivity in childbirth care, not respecting the needs of the mother and the baby, separating them at birth, etc. Therefore, it is also important to highlight and certainly congratulate the work of those who put all their effort into changing things. From Babies and more we want … Read moreMaternal and Child Hospital of Puerto Real awarded for promoting childbirth and breastfeeding

“Breastfeeding has to be on demand, no matter if five minutes or five hours have passed.” Interview with Mónica García Calzada (I)

We interviewed Monica García Calzada, lactation consultant, mother of four children and member of the team of Nacentia, private clinic of natural childbirth, in which there is a global accompaniment in the process of maternity for women. Monica is in charge of advising by telephone, during the day, every day of the week, including Sundays … Read more“Breastfeeding has to be on demand, no matter if five minutes or five hours have passed.” Interview with Mónica García Calzada (I)

Do breasts really eat themselves after breastfeeding (and this influences breast cancer)?

The celebration of the European Breastfeeding Week, and yesterday began to share on the networks an article the Huffington Post that It seems that breastfeeding increases the risk of breast cancer. A headline who makes a statement that is currently not such (the association between breast cancer and breastfeeding) and a bad translation within the … Read moreDo breasts really eat themselves after breastfeeding (and this influences breast cancer)?